Diplomacy or Death: Iran’s Fate under President Trump

Pressure is continuing to build forcing Iran to make grave mistakes in Europe. Is the U.S. trying to force Tehran into reopening the nuclear deal, or affect regime change? Are the Iran Sanctions having as enormous economic consequences as people are saying? QGM Iran Presentation  

Emerging Markets and Currency Crisis

Recently, Emerging Markets has been a heavily discussed phenomenon in the world of investing and finance. Although we have witnessed the atrocious volatility of these markets, the potential for high gains continues to attract investors across the globe. This publication will educate on emerging markets, provide in-depth analysis for specific emerging market countries, and delve…

How Much Is Too Much Debt: The Normalcy and Catastrophe of Debt

A topic adored by pundits and politicians around the globe is the size of a nation’s public debt. Fiscal conservatives fight tooth and nail to stop their government from creating or increasing a national deficit – in turn adding to the country’s sovereign debt. Is such concern valid for today’s modern economies, or is it…

Judicial Reform in Eastern Europe

While Eastern Europe’s quarrel with Brussels does not receive the same press attention as issues such as Brexit, the parties’ inability to reach a solution is nevertheless geopolitically significant. Sparked by a refusal to provide refuge for Syrian migrants and perpetuated through policy and rhetoric that challenges the judicial principles of the European Union (EU),…

High Frequency Trading: Man vs. Machine

High Frequency Trading (HFT) is a trading method that uses powerful computers to transact a massive number of orders within just fractions of a second. With electronic trading becoming mainstream, traders can now respond to information at a rate that was never thought to be possible. This presentation outlines how profitable this speed advantage can be,…

Holding up the World’s Pants: Xi’s Belt and Road

The Asia Team has analyzed China’s push to cement itself as a global superpower through a massive global infrastructure known as the Belt and Roads Initiative. This includes China’s growing influence in Africa and South East Asia, the economic and political implications of their global initiative, as well as accusations of predatory and colonialist expansionism and domestic…

A Sacred Cow: The Past, Present & Future of Canadas Supply Management

Canada’s milk supply management system has evolved consistent with its objectives to control surpluses, increase producer returns, and offset processor market power at acceptable government cost. It now faces important internal challenges to the system. While there are important counter trends, overall growth in Canadian dairy markets has been slow, strong quota prices have dampened…